Policies to Reduce Kids’ Consumption of Sugary Drinks

Policies to Reduce Kids’ Consumption of Sugary Drinks

Leading health organizations call for excise taxes and limits on marketing to children, among other measures; the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA) cite strong evidence of association between added sugars and increased risk of heart disease and other long-term health problems. In a joint policy statement, the AAP and… Continue Reading Policies to Reduce Kids’ Consumption of Sugary Drinks

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H2O is the Way to Go at Tiffany’s Lil Bratz

H2O is the Way to Go at Tiffany’s Lil Bratz

Tiffany Gittens, owner of Tiffany’s Lil Bratz in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, participated in the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC) in Fall 2016. After her participation in ECELC, Tiffany’s Lil Bratz has taken big steps to increase water intake and access. “H2O is the Way to Go” was the theme of her center’s campaign.… Continue Reading H2O is the Way to Go at Tiffany’s Lil Bratz

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Eating Healthy With Little Learners

Eating Healthy With Little Learners

Since 2016, Little Learners in Virginia has enthusiastically been part of the NOVA Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC) project. By participating in the collaborative project, the staff at Little Learners acquired knowledge on the importance of nutrition, physical activity, breastfeeding and screen time. They also discovered a myriad of ways they could bring… Continue Reading Eating Healthy With Little Learners

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